JewishGen Romania Database
Welcome to the JewishGen Romania Database.
This is a multiple database search facility which incorporates
all the databases listed below.
These databases have been contributed by the
JewishGen Romania SIG (ROM-SIG), the
JewishGen Bessarabia SIG, the
JewishGen Hungarian SIG, and
The combined databases have over 860,000 entries for individuals
living in the area that is now Romania and Moldova.
The database is a work in progress, and new entries are being
1942 Census of Jewish Males
Tabele Barbatilor Census of more than 20,000 Jewish men, 1942.
U.S. Consular Post, Bucharest, Romania
Emergency Passport Applications and other items - nearly
1,000 records from the U.S. State Department, 1860-1941.
Jewish Names in Selected U.S. State Department Files, 1910-1929
More than 2,000 entries for Romania and Bessarabia from the
Central Decimal Files of the U.S. Department of State, Record Group 59.
Yizkor Book Necrologies
26,000 entries from lists of Holocaust martyrs in Yizkor Books
for towns in Romania and Moldova.
JewishGen Family Finder
More than 21,000 entries by Jewish genealogists researching families in Romania and Moldova.
JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry
140,000 burial records in Romania and Moldova, as well as in Romanian
JewishGen Holocaust Database
300,000 names from various datasets with information about Holocaust victims and survivors.
Duma Voters Lists, Bessarabia, 1906-07
128,000 voters in Bessarabia, who were eligible to vote in the
Russian Duma elections in 1906 and 1907.
Bessarabia Vital Records
More than 155,000 Jewish birth, marriage, divorce and death records
for Bessarabia – primarily for Kishinev (now Chişinău,
Moldova), but also for Beltsy (Bălţi), Novoselitsa (Novoselytsia),
and other places.
Bessarabia Revision Lists
More than 56,000 records from Reviska Skazka —
19th century Czarist tax censuses - for 30 places, including:
Akkerman (Cetatea Albă), Alexandreny (Alexăndreni),
Beltsy (Bălţi), Bendery (Tighina), Brichany (Briceni),
Khotyn (Hotin), Lipkany (Lipcani), Orgeev (Orhei), and
Bessarabia Business Directory, 1924
More than 13,000 entries for Jewish businesses, in 705 localities in
Bessarabia, from a 1924 Romanian business directory.
Vsia Rossiia 1895 Business Directory
1,500 Jewish businesses in Bessarabia, from this 1895 Russian business directory.
Jewish Religious Personnel in
the Russian Empire, 1853-1854
281 Jewish religious personnel in Bessarabia Gubernia.